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  • n. Plural form of fancier.


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  • Instantly a puzzle that has irked generations of Orwell-fanciers is solved.

    Another piece of the puzzle

  • Real word fanciers will enjoy having a multi-volume set.


  • And then this … Of interest to coin fanciers will be stats from the U.S.

    The Daily Reckoning

  • Nearly 25,000 "fanciers" and fans will flock to Britain's largest pigeon show to coo over champion racers and exotic breeds, with entertainment provided, sadly, not by pigeon-dancing on the Winter Gardens' famous old dancefloor, but Take That tribute act Could It Be Magic.

    This week's new events

  • I dare say there may be some among you who may be pigeon 'fanciers', and I wish you to understand that in approaching the subject, I would speak with all humility and hesitation, as I regret to say that I am not a pigeon fancier.

    Lectures and Essays

  • The breed became almost extinct in the early 20th century, but was saved by its "fanciers," said Frei.

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  • A further goal of this project has been to explore the common ground between the disparate arms of animal science: to show that specialists in wildlife, zoology, and livestock science have much to learn from one another's field of expertise; to show that "fanciers" of pigeons, pheasants, chinchillas, iguanas, and other species may have much to offer livestock breeders - including germplasm; and that those who raise "obsolete" breeds are not only playing a vital role in the protection of rare genes but can offer the benefit of their experience to commercial livestock producers.

    Chapter 2

  • It had some art outside like homemade bird condos (birdhouses but fanciers), a few sculptures and then an gazebo shaped building with more sculpture and art in it.

    Galiano Island « Colleen Anderson

  • It tells the story of the origins of life by examining modern descendants of primitive species and ancient fossils (for fossil-fanciers, these programmes will be a revelation).

    David Attenborough: 'I have been in a vehicle that was charged by a rhinoceros, and that was tiresome'

  • Dick laughed and broke in with the disconcerting statement that they were talking like a bunch of fanciers or eugenics cranks — ­which was precisely what they were talking like, although they did not care to be told so crassly.



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